Somalia

Somalia's government spokesperson wounded in suicide bombing

Mohamed Ibrahim Moalimuu appeared to be the sole target in the attack near his residence by a busy intersection in the capital, Mogadishu.

published on : 16th January 2022

Large explosion outside Mogadishu airport, at least eight killed

The al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab extremist group that controls parts of Somalia often carries out bombings at high-profile locations in the capital.

published on : 12th January 2022

Somalia President Farmajo suspends PM Roble over corruption allegations, election spats

Somalia President Mohamed Farmajo said Monday he has suspended Prime Minister Mohamed Roble over corruption allegations.

published on : 27th December 2021

Al-Qaida linked group claims blast in Somali capital; 5 dead

Amin ambulance service said at least 15 wounded people have been rushed to a hospital.

published on : 25th November 2021

In conservative Somalia, a rare woman presidential candidate

Fawzia Yusuf H. Adam's presidential campaign has been relatively low-profile because of insecurity caused by terrorist groups and the COVID-19 pandemic.

published on : 12th September 2021

Extremist attack in Somalia's capital kills at least nine

Dr. Mohamed Nur at the Medina Hospital told reporters that the toll reflected only the dead and wounded who were taken to the facility in Mogadishu where he works.

published on : 10th July 2021

At least six killed in suicide bombing in Somalia's capital Mogadishu

The al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab extremist group claimed responsibility. The group often targets security forces in Mogadishu.

published on : 10th May 2021